The Name ‘Assam’: Towards Understanding its Historical Roots

The present constitutional name of our state is Assam which occupies a significant place within the Union of India. As a matter of fact, the state or province of Assam, which is the valley of the Brahmaputra River, had other names too. Assam is known by different names in the Epic, Puranic and early historical … Continue reading

The Untold Truth

Godse is often a misunderstood character. He is referred to as a Hindu fanatic. It is often hard to understand Godse because the Government of India had suppressed information about him. His court statements, letters etc. were all banned from the public until recently. Judging from his writings one thing becomes very clear – He … Continue reading

Unknown Facts of Indira Gandhi

Indira Priyadarshini perpetuated immorality in the Nehru dynasty. Intellectual Indira was admitted in Oxford University but driven out from there for non-performance. She was then admitted to Shantiniketan University but, Guru Dev Rabindranath Tagore chased her out for bad conduct. After driven out of Shantiniketan, Indira became lonely as father was busy with politics and … Continue reading

The damage Macaulay did to India

A country needs people who are proud of their own culture and civilization in order to move forward. That is what true nationalism – as opposed to jingoism – is all about. It also requires an intelligentsia which reflects this pride in its newspapers, books, paintings, sculptures and sports. But for such overall excellence to … Continue reading

Ganesh Chaturthi and Lokmanya

Ganesh Chaturthi is a major festival of Maharashtra, where thousands of gigantic idols of lord Ganesh are immersed by huge processions of worshipers shouting, Ganpati Bapa Morya. With time, the festival has now gained popularity all over India, with celebrations in south India and Gujarat being no less spectacular than those of Maharashtra. The year … Continue reading


Science has finally nailed the BJP’s lie that Indian Muslims are descendants of foreign invaders vilified in the Hindutava party’s veomous slogan branding them ‘Babar ki auladen’ or Mughal emperor Babar’s offspring. Citing a report in the forthcoming issue of the prestigious American Journal of Anthropology, The Telegraph newspaper says that genetic studies reveal that … Continue reading

Map Of India before Independence under British Rule

It is interesting to see how the names were changed. Rajputana lost its centuries old name and became Rajasthan. United provinces were renamed as Uttar Pradesh. Central Provinces became Madhya Pradesh What is more interesting is that the British did not directly control most parts of India, they were still under royals and monarchs earning … Continue reading